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Erdogan: Turkey to set up 'security zone' in Syria

2019.01.16 20:04 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said his country would set up a security zone in northern Syria as suggested by US President Donald Trump as both leaders sought to ease growing tensions, Al Jazeera reports.

Erdoğan, Trump discuss establishment of terror-free safe zone in northern Syria in phone call

2019.01.14 19:02 GMT

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Monday on the latest developments in Syria and bilateral ties, amid a diplomatic spat over the U.S. withdrawal from Syria, Daily Sabah reports.

2019 to be year of megaprojects in Turkey: minister

2019.01.04 15:20 GMT

The year 2019 will become the year of megaprojects in Turkey, Minister of Transport and Infrastructure Mehmet Cahit Turhan said, Trend reports Jan. 4 with reference to the ministry.

Turkish-Canadian professor found killed in Colombia's Medellin

2018.12.28 20:21 GMT

Professor Ramazan Gençay, who has been missing in Colombia since Dec. 6, has been found killed, his wife announced late Thursday, according to Daily Sabah.

Erdogan: Turkey lauds US withdrawal from Syria

2018.12.21 19:50 GMT

Turkey welcomes the withdrawal of the US troops from Syria, but also perceives this step with caution, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, Trend reports via Turkish media.

Erdoğan pledges support to Iran against US sanctions

2018.12.21 20:08 GMT

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on Thursday pledged his support for Iran against the sanctions imposed by the United States, Yeni Safak reported.

Turkey hosts migrants from 190 nations

2018.12.18 18:14 GMT

Turkey home to 4.7 million migrants, 3.6 million of them Syrians, says migration management head.

Bus with teachers overturns in Turkey's Diyarbakir province

2018.12.10 15:20 GMT

A bus, carrying teachers, overturned in Turkey's Diyarbakir province, Trend reports referring to Turkish media.

Cavusoglu, Pompeo discuss Khashoggi murder, bilateral relations, regional issues

2018.11.21 21:19 GMT

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and his U.S. counterpart Mike Pompeo discussed several issues late Tuesday, with the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi dominating the agenda, Daily Sabah reported.

Plastic bags to no longer be free of charge in Turkey

2018.11.19 16:38 GMT

Plastic bags will be sold in Turkey from 2019, Minister of Environment and Urban Planning of Turkey Murat Kurum said, Turkish media reported.

President Erdoğan holds a phone call with US President Donald Trump

2018.11.16 18:41 GMT

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan held a phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump over Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi murder, FETÖ investigations in U.S., anti-terror fight in Syria and bilateral relations, the Turkish presidency said Friday.

Azerbaijan, Turkey, Turkmenistan have big responsibility - foreign minister

2018.11.09 16:44 GMT

Azerbaijan, Turkey, and Turkmenistan have a great responsibility in the revival of the modern Silk Road, the Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said in Ashgabat during a meeting with the Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the Turkish media reported Nov. 9.

Time to rid Manbij, Syria of terrorists: Turkish FM

2018.10.02 07:53 GMT

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu says despite delay in schedule, Manbij deal between Turkey, US still works

Turkish FM says PKK/YPG aims to gain territory in Syria

2017.05.25 15:46 GMT

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Thursday that the only goal of the "YPG militia" was to capture territory in Syria's Raqqah city, not to fight Daesh, Anadolu reported.

Turkish jets hit 12 Daesh targets in northern Syria

2017.01.10 13:12 GMT

At least 12 Daesh targets were destroyed in northern Syria on Tuesday as part of Operation Euphrates Shield, according to the Turkish military, APA reports quoting AA.

Turkish minister: Country's interests key in EU bid

2016.12.08 13:49 GMT

Turkey's EU minister has said that Turkey's national interests are the key point for Turkey in relations with EU, APA reports quoting Anadolu agency.

Turkey suspends over 180 judges, prosecutors over FETO

2016.10.13 14:35 GMT

Nearly 200 judges and prosecutors have been suspended from their duties for using a smartphone messaging app linked to the July 15 coup attempt, Turkey’s top judicial board announced Thursday, Anadolu reported.

Turkish president's spokesman comments on Erdogan's letter to Putin

2016.06.27 12:57 GMT

"President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has sent a letter to his Russian counterpart calling for the restoration of “traditional friendly ties.”

I admire Ataturk and Turks - US defense chief

2013.03.29 09:22 GMT

We in the West don't fully appreciate what Ataturk did, Hagel says.

Erdogan expected to pay visit to Gaza in April

2013.03.29 08:02 GMT

Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to pay a visit to Gaza in April.

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